Today in history: First antibiotic remedy for TB, world stock markets crash, more

Know what happened today...years ago

1921

Portuguese PM & several officials are murdered in coup led by an army officer

(Photograph:WION)

1943

In first antibiotic remedy for TB, Streptomycin, is isolated by researchers

(Photograph:WION)

1950

Korean War: The Battle of Pyongyang ends in a United Nations victory

(Photograph:WION)

1987

Black Monday: Stock markets crash;  4.5 times the previous daily record

(Photograph:WION)

2005

Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity

(Photograph:WION)

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